Social Impact Projects
Student: “I thought coming to school on a Saturday was going to be boring. But this was fun!”
As the VP of Education at United Nations Association of Atlanta, my fellow Board members and I hosted an Earth Day celebration with the students of Indian Creek Elementary School in Clarkston, Georgia. The students interacted with TWIN Science & Robotics STEM kits, cleaning up school grounds, and learning about the United Nations, UN Foundation, UNA-ATL and climate action. Special thanks to the teachers at Indian Creek Elementary School for hosting us. And a warm thank you to the American-Turkish Friendship Council for their donation of new and gently used clothing which were given to the students.
Mobilizing Science Education at Home, #100Kits100Lives Challenge
providing science kits and education to underserved students during the COVID pandemic. This partnership program is hosted by UNA-Atlanta, RCE Greater Atlanta, Indian Creek Elementary School (Clarkston, GA), YGA TWIN Science Group (Istanbul, Turkey), Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village (Rwanda), and Women Igniting Change
Goalmakers is a program of Global Washington to accelerate progress toward the Global Goals. UNA-Atlanta was chosen to host the 2020 Goalmakers Atlanta private roundtable and public webinar on SDG 5: Gender Equality
Guest Speaker Engagements
Hosted by International Women's Think Tank, celebrating the 48th anniversary of United Nations' International Women's Day and Women's History Month. This webinar featured women leaders who utilizes the power of storytelling to create positive change in their local and global communities.
Hosted by Global Water Alliance as part of their webinar series, On the Road to Dakar: Recruiting the Voices of Youth for the 9th World Water Forum. Featured speakers included Mamadou Guise, Executive Secretariat 9th World Water Forum; Claire Sliney, Oscar-winning producer of Period. End of Sentence., Co-founder of The Pad Project; Dr. Arun Deb, Adjunct Faculuty at the University of Pennsylvania; Nalat Phanit Black, SDG Director, United Nations Association of Atlanta; Linda Bui, Government Relations Specialist, Council of Ontario Universities; Jordan Ermillo, Director, Villanova University Center for Humanitarian Engineering and International Development; Christa Cook, Co-founder, Solidarity Engineering; Kelly Bridges, Global Water 2020.
Hosted by Holly Noon. This was Episode 14 of the So Please Understand weekly talk show series. Each episode features "guest speaker or group panel with the intent to have meaningful conversations and provide various perspectives to educate people on topics such as business, health, entrepreneurship, racism, social justice issues, history, politics, education, and current events.
Hosted by Nuclear Watch South as part of the 75th anniversary Hiroshima / Nagasaki atomic bombings commemorations. #BLACKLIVESMATTER AND THE BOMB featured Dr. Vincent J. Intondi, author of African Americans Against the Bomb: Nuclear Weapons, Colonialism and the Black Freedom Movement.
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